The spellbinding 2003 novel from Jojo Moyes, bestselling author of Me Before You and The Girl You Left Behind.
Moyes evokes the strictures of time beautifully, as well as the enervating charms of a sleepy resort. - Good Housekeeping
In the 1950s seaside town of Merham, everyone knows their place. Lottie Swift, an evacuee living with the respectable Holden family, loves it, while the Holdens' daughter Celia opposes its constraints.
When a group of bohemians move into Arcadia, a grand Art Deco house on the seafront, Lottie and Celia are tempted into their alternative lifestyle. What ensues at the house has tragic and long-lasting consequences for all.
Now almost fifty years on, Arcadia and its past secrets return to life, prompting the question: can you ever leave your past behind?
If you liked Chocolat by Joanne Harris, you'll love FOREIGN FRUIT . . . blissful, romantic reading. Company
Jojo Moyes is a novelist and journalist. Her books include the bestsellers The Girl You Left Behind, The One Plus One, Me Before You and After You and her short story collection Paris for One and Other Stories. Her novels have been translated into forty-four languages, have hit the number one spot in twelve countries and have sold over thirty-eight million copies worldwide. Me Before You has now sold over fourteen million copies worldwide and was adapted into a major film starring Sam Claflin and Emilia Clarke. Jojo lives in Essex with her husband and their three children.